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Lot# 7087 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7087 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1863 (Sept 14): Letter sheet from Sermide to Milano, franked with 1859 2 soldi yellow type II in a hor. strip of three in mixed franking with 1862 10 s. brown, all with vibrant colour, good perforation and embossing, tied by two clear strikes of ornamental "SERMIDE 14/9" cds with "P.D." alongside. Reverse with Ostiglia transit and "MILANO 15 SET. 63" arrival cds's. A very rare combination cover from the first Austrian into the second Italian rayon, the 16 kr. franking showing a relatively late usage of the 1859 issue. Upper flap missing, not distracting from this desirable postal history item which is shown and described in Jerger - Mischfrankaturen on p. 165. Cert. Ferchenbauer (2004) Ferchenbauer = € 8'000/ Sassone not listed.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Anton & Elisabeth Jerger, 140. Corinphila Auction (May 2004), lot 1379.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 CHF